Industry News | 11-19-2018
Farmers Question Fall Tillage Timing
Late harvest and the rush to get grains out of the fields may present an opportunity to rethink the need for tilling fields this fall or not. The question to ask is, "Do I need to till this fall?" Given the economic and environmental challenges farmers are facing, the answer in most cases is no.
Pasture-based stockers like Keith Glover may be at the mercy of weather, but most will admit the No. 1 production headache they have year in and year out is health care.
Syngenta Launches Provaunt WDG Insecticide
To address some of turf's most damaging insects, Syngenta is introducing Provaunt WDG insecticide for the turf market. Provaunt WDG is an enhanced formulation of Provaunt insecticide that defends turf against common target pests like European crane fly, annual bluegrass weevil (ABW), turf caterpillars (armyworms, cutworms and sod webworms) and mole crickets.
Updates from Leading Seed Dealers
With months to go before their season officially ramps up, what do seed dealers focus their time on during the winter months? Five Nebraska seed dealers discuss what keeps them busy as they wait for the 2019 seed orders to roll in.
USDA Invests to Improve Rural Health Care for Nearly 2 Million Rural Americans
Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, Anne Hazlett, announced that the USDA is investing $501 million in 60 projects to help improve health care infrastructure and services in rural communities nationwide.